Chapter 14

Introducing Microsoft Intune


Bullet Exploring Microsoft Intune capabilities

Bullet Inspecting mobile device management policies

Bullet Knowing the use cases for mobile app management

In my household, I manage four laptops and one desktop running Windows 10, a MacBook Pro, an iMac, two iPhones, one Android smartphone, an iPad, and an Android tablet. And that’s not all. We have smart TVs, gaming devices, routers, smart watches, and IoT devices. Did I mention my husband and I are recent empty nesters?

Imagine what it would be like for an IT admin who has to manage desktops, laptops, tablets, and mobile devices for an entire organization, deal with users who have diverse needs and technical abilities, and to add more pressure, be the gatekeeper for the company’s data security and privacy. How do you balance pleasing your end users and making sure you don’t get in the way of their productivity while ensuring that the right controls are in place to minimize risk?

In today’s security landscape, companies of all sizes need a mobile device management (MDM) and mobile application management (MAM) strategy. Without such a strategy, you could end up with an employee calling you from ...

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